By Romeo San Vicente
We realize it’s only February, but suddenly we’re dreaming of a Christmas yet to come, one in which the comedy with the current working title Happiest Season will bring visions of
Sia’s making a movie called Music
This one will have you swinging from the chandelier: acclaimed recording artist Sia is going to take off her wig to direct a movie, currently titled Music. We admit it’s a somewhat generic sounding name for a film, but that’s where the basic stuff ends. Popular children’s book author Dallas Clayton (Lily the Unicorn) is writing the screenplay based on a story developed by Sia, and it centers on a sober drug dealer and their relationship with a younger sister who has autism. The cast, so far, includes Kate Hudson as the older sister, Hamilton star Leslie Odom, Jr., Tig Notaro, and veteran Sia video star Maddie Ziegler as Hudson’s young sibling. Sia is also working on music for Music – because it’s a musical, after all.
Warhol superstar Candy Darling returns to life
She died of lymphoma at age 29, but Candy Darling packed a lot of living into those few decades. She was a transgender icon and muse to Andy Warhol, appearing in his films Flesh and Women in Revolt. She popped up in Klute with Jane Fonda, and in the legendarily odd queer
The Halston documentary called Halston is finally here
When a person in history continues to fascinate the public years after that person’s death, it’s almost inevitable that various biopics will try to get up and running. And for legendary fashion designer Halston there’s already been one documentary and now a TV series in development. Stepping in to plant its own flag, though, is Halston, the latest doc from filmmaker Frederic Tcheng (Dior and I, Diana Vreeland: The Eye
Romeo San Vicente does own the place.